Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

This is the place for posts that don't fit into any other category.

Moderator: RichardW

User avatar
DHallworth
Donor 2016
Posts: 2237
Joined: 20 Nov 2005, 18:05
x 59

Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by DHallworth »

The Citroen dealer in the Shetlands is closing his doors for the final time at the end of next week.

This was posted on Facebook last night...

Image

A return trip on the ferry for one person is working out at £382, or £486 for 2 people.

I'm going to be heading up in a van and am happy to bring anything back for anybody who wants something they've got for a contribution towards the ferry.

I'm hoping to get a list of what they've got tomorrow, unfortunately it'll only be part numbers though so if anybody knows how to use citroen service to find out what part no is for what car I'll do my best :)

David.

User avatar
chinkostu
Posts: 1187
Joined: 24 Sep 2014, 09:41
x 29

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by chinkostu »

I'll keep an eye on this as i'll happily shove a few quid on top of the price if somethings there that i need!

As far as pn's go i've got quite adept at using servicebox to cross-reference stuff so can easily sit for a few minutes and post back pictures and names!

vborovic
Locked user account
Posts: 1753
Joined: 31 Oct 2013, 18:07
x 16

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by vborovic »

If they have something I don't for the Citroen C5 2008+ (Tourer to be more specific), I'd be interested ... :)

superloopy
Posts: 3305
Joined: 30 Mar 2005, 03:25

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by superloopy »

I'm thinking closure = not much citroen business = not many citroen cars = not many citroen car parts stocked. I'd expect the tooling to be available.

Sent from my LG-D855 using Tapatalk

User avatar
DHallworth
Donor 2016
Posts: 2237
Joined: 20 Nov 2005, 18:05
x 59

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by DHallworth »

Parts wise they've got over £300k at retail prices! PM me your email addresses and I'll send you the stock list. There's nearly 4000 items on it.

David.

User avatar
Stickyfinger
Donor 2016
Posts: 10005
Joined: 28 Mar 2013, 22:05
x 734

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by Stickyfinger »

Be a good chap and don't hide all the V6 parts in your garage David :)

User avatar
DHallworth
Donor 2016
Posts: 2237
Joined: 20 Nov 2005, 18:05
x 59

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by DHallworth »

The trip I was going to make for work has been called off due to other commitments. Unfortunately the ferry cost is £400 and takes 13 - 14 hours each way, and I'm not sure what he's likely to have, I doubt there's much V6 stuff on the islands either.

The other problem is, all of the parts are for collection only. :(

David.

User avatar
CitroJim
A very naughty boy
Posts: 41904
Joined: 30 Apr 2005, 23:33
x 1177

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by CitroJim »

I would suggest the garage held large stocks of common stuff simply because of the logistics of getting stuff there in a hurry...

It may be a real gold mine...

User avatar
Stickyfinger
Donor 2016
Posts: 10005
Joined: 28 Mar 2013, 22:05
x 734

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by Stickyfinger »

CitroJim wrote:I would suggest the garage held large stocks of common stuff simply because of the logistics of getting stuff there in a hurry...

It may be a real gold mine...
And when did any dealer worry about that Jim :) :rofl2:

User avatar
CitroJim
A very naughty boy
Posts: 41904
Joined: 30 Apr 2005, 23:33
x 1177

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by CitroJim »

Good old-fashioned ones do Alasdair and I get the feeling that one fell into that category... May be wrong...

wurlycorner
Posts: 1402
Joined: 30 Oct 2012, 23:37
x 59

Re: Citroen Dealer Closure - Shetland Isles

Post by wurlycorner »

Interesting that it was never a franchised dealer...
http://www.shetlandtimes.co.uk/2015/09/ ... next-month
Probably means it genuinely did offer good service!

I would love some of the tools...